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Charles Pellino

An exceptional lawyer makes the system work for you.
Plain and simple.

Charles Pellino combines his vast experience in the law — and in working with people — to lead people effectively through the legal system, ensuring each client achieves the best results.

Specializing in tax law, divorce and criminal and civil defense, Mr. Pellino brings his passion for justice and genuine concern for the well-being of clients to the forefront of every one of his cases.

Mr. Pellino attended Drake University in the early 60s and earned his J.D. in 1968 from the University of Wisconsin. Upon graduation, he began his private practice with, and soon became a shareholder of, Pellino, Rosen, Mowris & Kirkhuff. The firm became Pellino, Rosen and Mowris on January 1, 2010 and changed to Pellino & Mowris in December, 2011.

A past lecturer for the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, Mr. Pellino is respected throughout America for his knowledge of the law, and his genuine commitment to helping people find the justice they deserve.

When not working for clients, Mr. Pellino enjoys time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He also enjoys golf.

Mr. Pellino attributes the success of Pellino & Mowris, SC to the unique collaborative environment of the firm in which each attorney adds his or her expertise to a client's case.

Contact him via email at cpellino@pmlawyers.net.


Charles Pellino

Born: May 2, 1943
Married to: Melinda Anne Poorman Pellino
Three Adult Children: Charles, Tracy and William

McAndrews, Fritschler & Huggett (1968-1970)
Fritschler, Pellino & Associates (1971-1979)
Fritschler, Pellino, Schrank & Rosen, S.C. (1979-1987)
Pellino, Rosen, Mowris & Kirkhuff, S.C. (1987-2009)
Pellino, Rosen & Mowris, S.C. (January, 2010-December, 2011)
Pellino, & Mowris, SC (December, 2011-present)
Practice concentrated in criminal and civil defense, primarily in tax and securities matters, together with business litigation, acquisition matters and representation of Native American Tribes.

University of Wisconsin Law School – J.D. (1968) Drake University – B.A. (1965)

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Founding member, Secretary)
Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (1986-present)
State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lawyers Assistance Program
Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Dane County Bar Association
Indian Law Sections Member
Madison Magazine – Best Lawyers in Madison/Taxation Section (1997-present)
Who's Who in American Law (1980-present)

Lecturer - State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Lawyers Assistance Program, U.W. Law School, Mock Trial


Contact: 131 West Wilson, Suite 1201, Madison, WI 53703 , 608.255.4501